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Mechanical Reliability Superintendent

Date: Aug 9, 2022

Location: Baton Rouge, LA, US, 70805

Company: W. R. Grace & Co.

Job Description

Grace is seeking a Mechanical Reliability Superintendent to join our maintenance team! This role reports to the site Maintenance and Engineering Manager located at Baton Rouge, LA.

This role drives Grace’s Maintenance Excellence at the Baton Rouge manufacturing facility and leads the experienced and high performing maintenance department mechanical personnel.  Leads an organization of approximately 20 people with 6 direct reports including: Reliability Engineer, Millwright Supervisor, Inspector, Pipefitter / Welder Supervisor, Maintenance Planner, Maintenance Administrator.


  • Leads the maintenance department mechanical personnel.
  • Identifies reliability improvement opportunities and executes Grace Maintenance Excellence components.
  • Ensures the departments spend is maintained within the allocated budget.
  • Identify, monitor and maintains department key performance indicators (KPI’s)
  • Actively participate in the site’s safety programs.
  • Leads the effort in maintaining and improving the site’s mechanical integrity program.
  • Professionally and systematically defines, designs, develops, monitors and refines an asset maintenance plan that includes value-added preventive maintenance tasks, effective utilization of predictive and other non-destructive testing methodologies designed to identify and isolate inherent reliability problems.
  • Assists with unit turn around planning and execution activities.
    Provides input into capital budget to drive improved reliability.
    Assists in Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA’s).


Required Qualifications

  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineering or related Engineering field.
  • 5+ years’ experience in chemical/petrochemical plant mechanical design and maintenance
  • 3+ years’ experience in a maintenance reliability role
  • Excellent communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • CMRP or CRE
  • Previous supervisory experience
  • Work experience in a PSM site   
  • Proficiency with SAP
  • Knowledge of engineering codes and standards (ASME, API, ANSI, etc.)



  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance and Disability
  • Grace Wellness Program
  • Flexible Workplace
  • Retirement Plans 
  • 401(k) Company Match – Dollar to dollar up to the first 6%
  • Paid Vacation and Holidays
  • Parental Leave (salaried only)
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Company Donation Match Program

Nearest Major Market: Baton Rouge